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SECC worker's death under investigation

Sunday, August 21, 2011

CHARLESTON -- The death of a Charleston prison employee is under investigation.

Southeast Correctional Center Maintenance Supervisor 1 Michael Walker, 39, was pronounced dead at 9:45 a.m. Friday at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, according to a news release from the Missouri Department of Corrections.

Walker received an apparent electrical shock in the food service area at SECC. The exact cause of death is currently under investigation.

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